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Tenure Track Faculty Position - Department of Physiological Nursing

Application Window

Open date: November 3, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Dec 3, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, May 3, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Tenure Track Faculty Position
Department of Physiological Nursing

Background: As a premier public university and a national and global leader in the preparation of nurse scientists, the UCSF School of Nursing is committed to advancing scholarship and teaching in gerontological nursing, digital health, ‘omics, and data science with a health equity lens. These foci are closely tied to UCSF’s PRIDE Values (Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence). Our notable programs of research in gerontological nursing, ‘omics, and data science have a strong track record of leadership at the local/regional, national, and international levels. As part of our commitment to continuing excellence in these areas through succession planning, we seek applications from early-stage researchers.

Position Description: Major responsibilities include: develop a signature program of research in any of the following fields: gerontological nursing, neuroscience, digital health, ‘omics, and data science with a health equity lens or social determinants and health equity in the context of complex care; collaborate with trainees and faculty colleagues who share an interest in the candidate’s scientific focus; participate in the development and delivery of curricula that will advance the candidate’s chosen scientific focus; and participate in our community as a leader and advocate for the candidate’s scientific focus.

Selected candidates will be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor in the Ladder Ranked (tenure-earning) series.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Nursing or related field.
  • Demonstrated success in, or potential for, the development of a funded program of scholarship.
  • Active, or eligible for, unencumbered RN licensure issued by CA BRN.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral training in the candidate’s scientific focus.
  • Experience with multidisciplinary research teams.
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level (Master’s degree or higher degree).
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence.
  • Demonstrated expertise in teaching, mentoring and/or research.
  • Experience designing and developing online nursing coursework.
  • Strong communication, writing, problem solving and interpersonal abilities.
  • Experience working with underserved and diverse populations.

Job location
San Francisco, CA

Required documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity
  • Up to three relevant publications

3 references required (contact information only). Letters of references will be requested at a later date for finalists.

Contact: For further information, please contact:

Please apply online at

Please submit all materials prior to the initial review date. However, this position will remain open until filled.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $95,200 - $146,700. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: Contributions to Diversity Statement

  • Publications - Up to three relevant publications

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA